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 Sergey  Filin

Born:   October 27, 1970

Famous ballet dancer, the principal dancer and art director of the ballet company of the Bolshoy Theatre


Sergey Filin was born in Moscow on October 27 in 1970. He entered the Choreographic College of the Bolshoy Theatre, where he studied under the famous ballet dancer Alexander Prokofiev. Upon graduation in 1988 Sergey Filin joined the ballet troupe of the Bolshoy Theatre as a soloist and became its leading dancer in 1989.
His perfect technique and  purity of style enabled him to perform the main parts of the famous Russian classical ballets. He was repeatedly distinguished by the European press as the youngest and most talented principal dancer of the Bolshoy Theatre.
Sergey Filin was engaged in the company of the Bolshoi Theatre under the leadership of the legendary Nikolay Fadeyechev (Dancer Noble). With him Sergey Filin prepared parties of Prince Siegfried in The Swan Lake, Prince Desire in The Sleeping Beauty, Prince in The Nutcracker (staged by Yuri Grigorovich), Jean de Brien in Raimonda, Albert in Giselle, Solor in Bayadere, the lead in Romeo and Juliette (staged by L. Lavrovsky and Yuri Grigorovich), James in Sylph, Conrad in Corsair, the leads in The Last Tango, Burnonville, etc.
In 1994 Segrey Filin was awarded a prize of the International choreography association Benoit de la Dans as the best dancer of the season. In 1995 he got a prestigious award of the Italian magazine La Dansa as the best dancer of the ballet season.
The People's Artist of Russia, Sergey Filin was  the art director of the ballet troupe of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre from 2008 to 2011 and of the  Bolshoy Theatre from 2011 to 2015.

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